Jennifer Lopez ’empowered’ by tackling masculine greed in ‘Hustlers’

Jennifer Lopez has told MiNDFOOD it was a “no-brainer” when she was asked to star in the Hollywood hit ‘Hustlers’, which follows the antics of real-life hustler and convicted New York fraudster Samantha Barbash.

Singer, dancer and acter Lopez says she felt “empowered” to play Barbash in the movie, which portrays a number of social issues including gender inequality and masculine greed, and her performance has triggered early talk of possible Oscar nominations.